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Call for Presenters

Presenter Eligibility

To be considered, presenters for this year's summit must be members of our network AND possess the technical expertise necessary to present on a subject effectively, and meet the following:

  • Be a member of the African diaspora;

  • Have received OR teaches specialized training on subject of presentation; and

  • Have extensive experience including practical application or research involving subject of presentation.

Presenter Benefits

  • Presenters will contribute toward increasing self-sufficiency in our communities

  • Promotion of your/your organization's name and credentials on our website, and in all electronic and print marketing materials, where appropriate

  • Recognition of your expertise by BSN and attendees

  • Rights and use of final video presentation

  • Networking opportunities and on-site support for local presenters by attendees

  • All presentations have been provided as in-kind contributions for our community, all presentations provided online only will follow suit. However, to respect the time and energy of those able to host in-person workshops, a financial contribution will be provided from registration fees.

Notification of Selection

Selected presenters (online) with proposals submitted by September 10 will be notified of their selection by email no later than Friday, September 16, 2022. 

Selection Criteria

Applications will be selected according to the following criteria:

  • All sections of the application are complete

  • Presentation description is clearly written

  • Learning objectives are clearly stated

  • Content aligns with summit theme

  • Session structure and organization are clearly defined

  • Presenters have sufficient experience and knowledge of the subject matter

  • Presentation is not used to solely market products or services, and is free from commercial bias

Summit Theme

Interested in presenting at our 7th Annual Black Sustainability Summit September 28 -October 2, 2022

Our Theme This Year Is "Exchanging Best Practices Across the Black & Green Ecosystem"

  • Meet Other Members & Exchange Best Practices

  • Share key challenges 

  • Share solutions/best practices 

  • Fundraising Needs & Funding Sources

  • Governance

  • Lessons Learned

  • Educational Resources

  • Training/Certifications

  • Current Projects & Success Stories

Presentation Topics

We are calling for summit workshop proposals that offer unique educational experiences for those interested in self-sufficiency.


ONLINE PRESENTERS - We are seeking current and relevant information within these ten industry houses:


  • Alternative Economics

  • Alternative Energy

  • Community Development

  • Education & Cultural Preservation

  • Eco-Building/Housing

  • Green Lifestyle/Beauty/ Fashion

  • Sustainable Agriculture & Land Management

  • Waste

  • Water

  • Wholistic Health

Black Sustainability, Inc. and the Black Sustainability Network invite you to submit a proposal to present at its 2022 7th Annual Summit as a presenter online.  


Members of the African diaspora are invited to submit online presentation/workshop proposals between 15 - 35 minutes.

Proposal Submission Deadline

Sept. 10, 2022 11:59pm EST

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